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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 14 Extracts
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 14 Extracts 3D Venn diagram in PRA: a Disease perception methodological innovation I conducted a training programme in `Tigeri' Venn diagrams are one of the commonly used slum of New Delhi for the voluntary methods in PRA to study institutional organisation MAMTA in September, 1996. A relationships. Popularly known as `chapati Venn diagram was used to study locals' diagrams' (`chapati' means round bread in the perception of diseases and their prevalence. Hindi language), this method uses circles of The steps, as in any other Venn diagram various sizes to represent institutions or process, included : individuals. The bigger the circle, the more important is the institution or individual. The · listing of diseases by the locals; distance between circles represents, for · writing the names of diseases/or symbols example, the degree of influence or contact for different diseases on small cards; between institutions or individuals · putting the cards in descending order of Overlapping circles indicate interactions, and perceived danger of diseases; the extent of overlap can indicate the level of · asking people to allot different sizes of cut interaction. paper circles to the diseases, such that the greater the perceived danger, the ...